Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.
You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.
Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.
A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.
WALLINGFORD — You hear it all the time, it’s a New Year and a new me. People use the turn of the calendar as motivation to improve in many ways, including how they eat. This edition of Foodie Friday offers healthy options for your diet. Pure Alchemy Conscious Cafe in Wallingford serves up everything from smoothies (more than 20 flavors) to juicing (make sure you check out the Vitality Bar) and seemingly everything in between. Set along the well-traveled Route […]
VERNON — If you are looking for down-home comfort food with a southern twist, Craig’s Kitchen in Vernon definitely hits the spot. Tucked away along West Main Street, Craig’s serves up everything from fried chicken to collard greens and seemingly everything in between. “This isn’t just southern food, it’s soul food,” laughed owner Craig Wright. “Everything we make is prepared here, so it’s fresh just like the way mom did it.” Wright opened nearly three years ago and wanted to […]
CANTON — Creative, tasty and comfort, three things that you will find at Toasted Oat Cafe in Canton. In just its second year of operation, this cozy joint along Albany Turnpike is a true hidden gem that has it all. The menu features breakfast and lunch options that will knock your socks off. Owner Lars Rydingsward says it’s all about putting creative twists on each dish. He’s turned typical morning favorites into perfectly palate-pleasing options! Enter the “Packed Bowl” which […]
Colorado State has hired Farmington native, Steve Addazio to take over as its head football coach. Addazio wasn’t out of work long after being fired by Boston College on Dec. 1. He was 44-44 in seven seasons with the Eagles. The 60-year-old Addazio steps in at Colorado State for Mike Bobo after Bobo resigned last week. Bobo and the university reached a financial settlement. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the […]
If you are looking for a nice gift this holiday season or you have a sweet tooth, then Chip In A Bottle in Woodbridge is the perfect spot. A quaint chocolate shop where some of the prettiest and delicious sweet treats are made. More than 150 truffle flavors are delicately crafted by hand and decorated using various techniques including airbrushing. No two pieces of chocolate are the same. From sweet to salty to spicy, owner Darrell Nurse is considered a […]
MIDDLETOWN — If you happened to be working up an appetite while out taking advantage of all the Black Friday deals, you may want to check out Perk on Main in Middletown. Opened for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, there is plenty on the menu but it all starts with the crepes. Whether it’s sweet or savory, the incredible flavor combinations will have you begging for more. From Nutella and fresh strawberries, bananas foster to tomato, mozzarella & basil with some […]
NORTH HAVEN — They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you are in North Haven, you are in luck. The Breakfast Nook offers up some of the best comfort food around especially those morning favorites. From apple cider cinnamon crumb pancakes that are piled high to French toast topped with pecans, caramel sauce and whipped cream, the possibilities are endless and the flavors are through the roof. If eggs are your thing, the California […]
ENFIELD — If you are looking for a good old-fashioned down-home meal and are in Enfield, stop by Mark’s. As in Mark’s Restaurant where everyone seems to know everyone and the food is just fantastic. “It’s a small place so people just gather, eat and talk,” said Kim Grady, who co-owns the hidden gem with her longtime boyfriend Mark Dion. Sitting in a fabulously renovated cozy joint that Dion fixed up along Pleasant Street, Mark’s offers breakfast, lunch and Friday […]
WEST HAVEN — Eating healthy has never been so easy thanks in large part to a gourmet food company in West Haven. But what makes Edibolic Kitchen different, the food is brought to you. Think meal prep. Owner Josh Wechsler started the business five years ago and calls himself a “personal chef” for the people of Connecticut. A Johnson & Wales University graduate with an emphasis on nutrition, Wechsler uses that knowledge to make every meal perfectly balanced and super […]
NEWINGTON — The gold standard for hamburgers in Newington is right smack dab on Main Street. GoldBurgers, a cozy spot that harkens back to when roadside burger joints were a thing here in Connecticut, offers a fun and creative menu where the burgers shine! The options are endless, but everything starts with a juicy well-blended patty (or two if you dare). From there it’s all about the toppings and your favorite flavors. Said Angie F. in an online review, “These […]